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Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 351 491920
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Unbelievably cool palace

Rococo design with glass and stone. One of the entrance gates has a giant sort of crown. There is a great Chinese porcelain collection inside. The museum also may be small, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Rococo design with glass and stone. One of the entrance gates has a giant sort of crown. There is a great Chinese porcelain collection inside. The museum also may be small, but they have a world class collection.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Both the Gemaeldegallerie and the Porcelain collection are world class. Both will astound and amaze.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

I didnt go into the muesums. But I just wanted to let you all no the little secret I found. As Dresden is very quiet until about 10am all the top sites are empty. I walked around on a lovely chilly but sunny day and had the zwinger all to myself. enjoy as it is a lovely place.

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Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Zwinger is one of the best museums in the world. Plan to spend some time there. I am not that interested in time pieces, but the time and scientific instrument gallery was fastinating

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

I viewed only the paintings in this museum, which took a couple of hours to look through. I rented the audio guide for €3, which proved handy, but only a small portion of the paintings have any commentary on them. The audio guide discusses the painter's lives, techniques, and the stories of some of the paintings, which was very interesting.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Large collection of unique porcelain and beutiful paintings that you should not miss and the estete is a gem itself.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Zwinger castle in Dressden is one of the most beautiful european castle and is mandatory to see, if you are visiting Germany. The historical city center attract the lot of tourists from the whole world. In sunny weather is the view beautiful and the walk over the great barnyard is connected with lot of photos taken with your camera.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Hard to believe how amazing Dresden's art,science, clock, pottery and jewelry collections are .... these are a wonderful series of museums in beautiful palace settings. Highly organized and enjoyable - you can take breaks in between and hang out in courtyards and people-watch.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Zwinger is the main attraction in Dresden. The atmosphere during summer was incredible. It has a beauty park during summer, where all the fountains are working and the flowers begin to bloom. Its park also had an amazing view of surrounds old-architecture building. You might also enter the building and enjoyed the beauty panorama of the park on top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

As all the places in Dresden: WONDERFUL! The same for the people of Dresden. Love the City and hope to find a place nearby to retire.

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